- February fill-dyke (or without a hyphen)
- A rural appellation for the month of February, when rain or melting snow fills dykes with water.
- 1837 William Hone - The every-day book and table-book; or, Everlasting calendar of popular amusements
- Regarding the season, there is an old proverb worthy noticing: February fill dike, be it black or be it white.
- 1851 Thomas Sternberg - The Dialect and Folk-lore of Northamptonshire
- January white, February fill-dike.
- 1997 -- Marion Kelsey: Victory Harvest: Diary of a Canadian in the Women's Land Army (page 174) 
- Doris, in her terror, had forgotten that February fill-dike is upon us
rural appellation for the month of February
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